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Advertising the open-source way with Openads

http://news.com.com

Openads is one of the most interesting open-source projects/companies on the planet. Period.

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The inadvertent Linux user

http://www.itpro.co.uk

While Linux is still taking off relatively slowly in the desktop world, the same is not true in the mobile space where many are predicting that we will be presented with a mobile Linux Odyssey in 2012.

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Study: Largest vendors account for fewer software flaws

http://www.linuxworld.com

Though it might not seem that way, the top 10 most vulnerable software vendors - and, yes, that includes Microsoft - are contributing a smaller percentage of all vulnerability disclosures per year compared to five years ago.

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Rocket scientist: Outer space exploration should be open

http://www.linux.com

Space enthusiast and engineer Paul Wooster wants to open the source code for outer space, because, he says, it should be easier for everyone who wants to contribute to human activities in space to do so, not just people with advanced degrees in rocketry.

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Free voice recognition software that works

http://smart-machines.blogspot.com

If you are considering adding voice recognition to your AI or robotics project then you are probably looking for a free implementation that works well.

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Linux Takes Away Developer Time From Windows?

http://www.osweekly.com

Before everyone goes to arms over the title, consider this: Linux options are much more than just the desktop environment. Linux remains largely entrenched in the server realm, along with substantial growth in the mobile markets as well.

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Open Source Developers calling for the next desktop revolution

http://derstandard.at

Future GNOME releases might have seamless integration with online services and store their configuration on the web - Novell and parts of the community seem to agree with Red Hats proposal

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Join No OOXML Club

https://lists.ffii.org

Self-explanatory. The organisation is particularly concerned with the situation in Australia;

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The future of Windows should be open source

http://blogs.cnet.com

"In a recent interview with Microsoft's COO Kevin Turner, the executive was asked about the future of Windows. In response, Turner had this to say: "Certainly, this last year has been an unprecedented year for Vista and Office and the launch," Turner said. "And we are still committed to the desktop. There will be another release and launch of a Vista-type operating system.

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2007 Open Source CMS Award Launched with $20,000 Prize Fund

http://www.packtpub.com

Following on from the success of the inaugural Open Source Content Management System Award, UK publisher Packt is pleased to announce details of its follow up. With new categories and an increase in prize money, the 2007 Open Source CMS Award will launch on July 16 and is expected to appeal to a broader range of projects.

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Maddog mad about Linux thin clients

http://www.desktoplinux.com

Well-known Linux luminary Jon "maddog" Hall is CTO and "ambassador" of a startup selling Linux-based thin clients and network appliances. Koolu currently has two hardware offerings that run Ubuntu Linux, and work with Google Apps in energy- and pollution-sparing installations for business, government, and education.

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Open Source and the "Xen" of Xen

http://www.interopnews.com

After my post two weeks ago about Xen, I got a call from the XenSource people. I had a long chat with their CTO Simon Crosby, who had some very interesting things to say.

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Intel aims to speed Linux gadget development

http://news.com.com

The iPhone doesn't run Linux, but Intel has begun work to help improve the operating system for future devices of its ilk.

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Open source invading Australian education

http://www.linuxworld.com

Australian schools are subscribing to proprietary software - but the choice between proprietary and open source may have not been made on entirely equal ground, according to Kathryn Moyle, an Associate Professor who researches issues arising from integrating information and communication technologies into school education at the University of Canberra.

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Open Source and ROI

http://www.techlearning.com

A switch to free open source software can minimize cost and allow funding to be diverted to equipment and other programs. For instance, the OpenOffice suite is an alternative to expensive basic application programs offered by major vendors. Many such programs on the market offer features seldom used in education but for which educators must pay.

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